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Hot and rainy weekend ahead for parts of SA

Hot and rainy weekend ahead for parts of SA
Extremely hot weather conditions can be expected across most parts of SA, as well as some substantial rains in parts of the Western Cape and Eastern Cape due to a passing cold front. The SA Weather Services warns rainy conditions can be expected in Cape Town and Cape Agulhas in the Western...
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Winter season firmly approaching, warns SA Weather Service

Winter season firmly approaching, warns SA Weather Service
Some chilly conditions have been felt in the past couple of days in Gauteng and in other parts of the country. The latest changes in weather patterns which have seen early morning and late evening temperatures dropping into the cool category, is a sign that winter is on the way,...
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Groundbreaking Sun Observation Could Help Us Prepare for Massive Solar Storms

Groundbreaking Sun Observation Could Help Us Prepare for Massive Solar Storms
New observations led by McIntosh, director of the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric research (NCAR), might change that. From 2010 to 2013, McIntosh and his team used a trio of satellites to observe the entire solar surface at once for the first time. They watched as...
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Mild week ahead

Mild week ahead
Following some welcomed cool weather across most of SA this past weekend, the final week of March will see mild weather with coastal rainfall across the country.  While no reports of the highly anticipated first snowfall of the season was seen in the highest peak of the Drakensberg over the...
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Weather Update: Cold front expected to affect most of SA

Weather Update: Cold front expected to affect most of SA
In contrast to the previous long-weekend past, this weekend the SA Weather Services forecasts a cold front is bringing with it some chilly weather. Expected to affect mostly the central and eastern parts of SA throughout the weekend, it brings with it chances of heavy of rain, as well as...
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Cyclone Debbie predicted to hit north Queensland on weekend

Cyclone Debbie predicted to hit north Queensland on weekend
I have not seen a year that so many cyclones hit so many countries in one year. THE tropical low off Queensland’s coast that is expected to develop into Tropical Cyclone Debbie over the weekend has the potential to be a “Category 3 or higher”. The low was this afternoon...
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